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Khufu
Cheops, Sofe, Suphis, Chnoubos[1]
Pharaoh of Egyp
Reign 2589–2566 BC[2][3] (63 years accordin tae Manetho); (23 or 46 years accordin to modren historians) [4], 4t Dynasty
Predecessor Sneferu
Successor Djedefre
Consort(s) Meritites I, Henutsen, Rekhetre ?[2]
Childer Kawab, Djedefhor, Hetepheres II, Meritites II, Meresankh II, Baufra, Djedefra, Minkhaf I, Khafre, Khufukhaf I, Babaef I, Horbaef, Nefertiabet, possibly Khamerernebty I, possibly Nefermaat II[8]
Faither Pharaoh Sneferu
Mither Queen Hetepheres I
Died 2566 BC
Monuments Great Pyramid o Giza, Khufu ship

Khufu (/ˈkf/ KOO-foo), originally Khnum-Khufu (/ˈknmˈkf/ KNOOM-koo-foo), is the birth name of a Fowert Dynasty auncient Egyptian pharaoh.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Alan B. Lloyd: Herodotus, book II., p. 62.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Clayton, Peter A. Chronicle of the Pharaohs. p42. Thames and Hudson, London, 2006. ISBN 978-0-500-28628-9
  3. Malek, Jaromir, "The Old Kingdom" in The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt, ed. Ian Shaw, Oxford University Press 2000, ISBN 978-0-19-280458-7 p.88
  4. Thomas Schneider: Lexikon der Pharaonen. Albatros, Düsseldorf 2002, ISBN 3-491-96053-3, page 100–104.
  5. Rainer Hannig: Die Sprache der Pharaonen. Großes Handwörterbuch Ägyptisch-Deutsch. (= Kulturgeschichte der antiken Welt. Vol. 64) 4th Edition, von Zabern, Mainz 2006, ISBN 3-8053-1771-9, page 113.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 von Beckerath: Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen, Deutscher Kunstverlag (1984), ISBN 3422008322
  7. Karl Richard Lepsius: Denkmaler Abtheilung II Band III Available online see p. 2, p. 39
  8. Aidan Dodson & Dyan Hilton: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, 2004, ISBN 0-500-05128-3 pp.52–53